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SAARC’s success depends on India, Pakistan: National Conference


August 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) said Sunday that improved India-Pakistan relations can not only bring stability to the region but also holds the key ... Read more...

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NC leader intensifies attack on Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 ( IANS) Even as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to strengthen ties with the Congress, his uncle and additional general secretary of the National ... Read more...

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Terms of Indira-Abdullah 1975 accord were never fulfilled: Mustafa Kamal (Interview)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) While the central interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir is yet to find any serious takers here, Mustafa Kamal, a senior ruling National Conference (NC) leader ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah to stay another term as NC president


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) National Conference President Farooq Abdullah is all set to stay as head of the party as no other leader in his party is willing to contest ... Read more...

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National Conference, Congress hold co-ordination meet


January 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) and the Congress -- Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners -- held a co-ordination committee meeting here Saturday which underlined the ... Read more...

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Farooq cautions Congress on PDP’s designs


November 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday warned its alliance partner Congress against walking into the trap of the main opposition Peoples Democratic ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Farooq Abdullah’s overtures


November 4th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Congress Friday rejected National Conference president Farooq Abdullah's regrets over his party leader Mustafa Kamal's anti-Congress diatribe.Reacting to Farooq Abdullah's statement issued late Thursday evening in ... Read more...

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Congress lambasts Omar for acting in ‘arbitrary manner’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress Thursday attacked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for behaving in an "arbitrary manner" and not consulting the party, which is its alliance ... Read more...

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Removing AFSPA no reflection on army, says Omar


October 27th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) The proposal to remove the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) from some parts of the state was neither a reflection of the role of the ... Read more...

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Malhotra recommended for post of Kashmir council acting chairman


October 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra is likely to appoint Amrit Malhotra, a senior Congress leader and staunch loyalist of Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, ... Read more...

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Kashmir custodial death: Government rubbishes PDP charges


October 1st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday said the allegations levelled against it by opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) regarding the death of a ruling National Conference ... Read more...

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NC in dilemma over Afzal Guru clemency resolution


September 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir is in a dilemma over which way to vote when the Afzal Guru clemency resolution comes up in ... Read more...

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Congress-NC fissures surface again


July 29th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) The top brass of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress says there are no differences but resentment simmers under the surface. Over ... Read more...

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National Conference flays Congress leader’s remarks


June 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday castigated senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar for his remarks on the accession of the state ... Read more...

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Nepal’s reprieved PM refuses to quit


May 31st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) It took Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal seven months and 17 rounds of vote to get elected to his post. Then it took him another ... Read more...

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BJP’s flag hoisting plan provocative: Congress


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Two Jammu and Kashmir ministers from the Congress Saturday condemned Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "ekta yatra" (march) and plan to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk ... Read more...

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For ‘azadi’ remarks, Congress puts minister on notice


December 11th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 11 (IANS) The Congress is reported to have issued a show cause notice to Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma who stirred up a controversy with his remarks ... Read more...

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Omar hints at action against minister for ‘azadi’ remarks


December 8th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hinted at action against the state Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma for his remarks supporting independence for Kashmir and full ... Read more...

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No regrets over accession remarks: Omar


November 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 8 (IANS) Unperturbed by a shutdown in Jammu on Monday, the day government offices opened here, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he had "no regrets" over his remarks on ... Read more...

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Kashmir Youth Congress chief in trouble over remarks


October 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress president Shoaib Lone is in trouble as the Pradesh Congress Committee is reported to have sought his explanation for making "politically damaging remarks" ... Read more...

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Delhi needs to realise Kashmir issue political: Valley MP


August 26th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) No power can permanently integrate Jammu and Kashmir with India till the politicians in Delhi accept that the Kashmir issue is political in nature, an MP ... Read more...

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Senior National Conference leader quits party post


August 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) Senior National Conference (NC) leader Ram Paul Wednesday resigned from a party post after his son was accused of hiring an impersonator in a medical entrance exam, the ... Read more...

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Nepal PM poll put off due to fiasco fear (Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Fearing a failure yet again to elect a new prime minister and growing public anger and ridicule, Nepal's major parties have agreed to postpone Wednesday's election ... Read more...

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Over a dozen protesters, five securitymen injured in Kashmir


August 16th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Over a dozen protesters, including six with bullet wounds, and five security men were injured in clashes at various places in the Kashmir Valley Monday while an irate ... Read more...

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Nepal to hold fourth round of PM poll Thursday (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Uncertain of being able to elect a new prime minister Monday in the third round of an unprecedented, protracted battle for power, Nepal's major parties have ... Read more...

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Soz speaking out of turn: National Conference


July 30th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) Members of the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir are not too happy with Saifuddin Soz, leader of their ally Congress, for going public with government decisions ... Read more...

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Communists choose PM candidate, Maoists still dithering


July 20th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 20 (IANS) Even as the deadline for taking part in Wednesday's prime ministerial election drew closer, Nepal's Maoists, who had been waging a year-long battle for the post, ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists unmoved by PM’s dialogue offer


May 25th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders have not responded positively to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement that the central government was ready to hold talks with them. "It is nothing ... Read more...

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Over a dozen injured in Maoist scuffle in Maitighar


May 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 9 (ANI): At least a dozen Maoist cadres and three policemen have been injured in clashes between the agitating Maoists and the police deployed at Maitighar area in Kathmandu on ... Read more...

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Mixed response to report on Centre-Kashmir ties


December 24th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The recommendations of a working group on Centre-State ties - autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir, but no union territory status for the Ladakh region - has been ... Read more...

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Prachanda accuses India of meddling in Nepal’s affairs


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (ANI): Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias 'Prachanda' has accused India of meddling in Nepal's affairs.Addressing a victory rally to wrap up a three-day ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Oli in Delhi to meet Indian leadership


June 14th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): CPN (UML) leader K.P Sharma Oli has arrived here to meet with leaders of the UPA Government.Prior to his departure from Kathmandu, Oli had a meeting with ... Read more...

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National Conference denies tiff with Congress over ministerial berths


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Denying any tiff with the Congress, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said his party was not looking for any ministerial berth in the ... Read more...

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NC ready to lend ‘unconditional support’ to UPA: Omar


May 18th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said that his party was ready to lend 'unconditional support' to the United Progressive ... Read more...

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NC-Congress leading in four Kashmir seats (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) The National Conference-Congress combine was leading in four of the six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir till 2 p.m. Saturday. NC leader Farooq Abdullah is ... Read more...

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